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Hardave Birk

Government Relations Advisor, Federation of Canadian Municipalities


Carleton Degree: Master of Political Management from the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management

Other Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (University of Calgary)

Job Title & Organization: Government Relations Advisor at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Length of time in this role: Two years

On the Job: As a Government Relations Advisor at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities I work with a team of policy and public affairs professionals to advance the interests of municipalities to the federal government. On a day to day basis that means communicating with federal elected officials, developing engagement strategies, preparing submissions for federal studies and consultations, and working with municipal politicians across the country as they engage our federal government.

More About Me: I’m originally from western Canada and moved to Ottawa to work on Parliament Hill.

Fun Fact: My part time job throughout undergrad was acting as the announcer and host at volleyball, basketball, and football games on campus.



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